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A group of Oregon State University student-athletes lead a protest for Black Lives Matter on June 7, 2020. Although Juneteenth is now a recognized holiday at OSU and federally in the United States, the institution still has significant work to do for Black liberation, according to Madison Ellsworth, a fourth-year business management student and co-president of DamChange.

Juneteenth ‘is American history,’ and work should ‘not stop at symbolic victories’

Cara Nixon, News Contributor
June 19, 2021

Oregon State University recognized Juneteenth as a university holiday for the first time this year, and though this is a milestone, Black community members highlight that there is much more work to be...

A group of Oregon State University student-athletes lead a protest for Black Lives Matter on June 7, 2020. Although Juneteenth is now a recognized holiday at OSU and federally in the United States, the institution still has significant work to do for Black liberation, according to Madison Ellsworth, a fourth-year business management student and co-president of DamChange.

Juneteenth ‘is American history,’ and work should ‘not stop at symbolic victories’

Cara Nixon, News Contributor
June 19, 2021

Oregon State University recognized Juneteenth as a university holiday for the first time this year, and though this is a milestone, Black community members highlight that there is much more work to be...

Oregon State University will be recognizing June 19 as a holiday this year. OSU political science Professor Christopher Stout said that the universitys decision to recognize Juneteenth as a holiday will encourage community members to learn the history of the day and educate themselves on its significance.

OSU to recognize Juneteenth as holiday for 2021, potentially for years to come

Cara Nixon, News Contributor
May 12, 2021

This year, on June 19, Oregon State University will be recognizing Juneteenth as a holiday as part of its “Moving Forward Together” initiative, diversity strategic plan and Strategic Plan 4.0. Chris...

Corvallis community members gather in front of the Benton County Courthouse on June 19 in solidarity with Black Lives Matter activists around the nation.

Corvallis educators hold Black Lives Matter rally, stress anti-racist action

Joe Wolf, City Editor
June 20, 2020

On the last day of the K-12 school year, Friday, June 19, hundreds of mask-wearing Corvallis, Ore. educators, students and community members gathered in front of the Benton County Courthouse at 4 p.m....

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